Right in time for World Tiger Day on July 29, chief minister Manohar Parrikar confirmed the presence of India’s national animal in the jungles of the state.

SHILLONG: Union minister of science and technology, earth sciences, forests, environment and climate change, Harsh Vardhan, who inaugurated the Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Developmen

Urban migration among the youth and erosion of ties to nature have led to a decline in awareness about preserving the sacred groves

MANGALURU: Results of a scientific study in India to evaluate the environmental impact of small hydropower projects (SPH) showed that SHPs, despite being touted as a clean energy option, are not wi

Considered as a hotspot for biodiversity in the Mediterranean Basin, Lebanon is currently witnessing anarchic urbanization and unprecedented destruction of its natural habitats. Unregulated urbanization is also compounded by the surge in Lebanon’s population due to the unabated influx of Syrian refugees since 2012. This work aims to define Important Plant Areas (IPAs) with exceptional botanical richness. These IPAs should constitute the priority zones for conservation, contributing to the fulfillment of national targets in the framework of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets.

PANAJI: Before environment consciousness could sweep through Goa, in 2001, an organization made a quiet entry into the state, starting a movement of sorts among school children, making them aware o

Maharashtra's own valley of flowers, the UNESCO world natural heritage site at Kaas in Satara district now faces a new threat — vandals.

The Steel Authority of India (SAIL), the Jharkhand government and the Ministry of Steel had all opposed the Centre's draft plan on mining in the Saranda forest that proposed 'go, no-go zones and bi

Non-native plants invade some tropical forests but there are few long-term studies of these invasions, and the consequences for plant richness and diversity are unclear. Repeated measurements of permanent plots in tropical montane rain forests in the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park in Jamaica over 24 to 40 years coincided with invasion by a non-native tree, Pittosporum undulatum.

Empirical two-part models describe the relationship between conservation spending, human development pressures and biodiversity loss and can inform sustainable development strategies by predicting the effects of financing decisions on future biodiversity losses.

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